Today’s been a sort of reading day for me. I woke up at 6:40 to go grocery shopping with my dad, after that I fell asleep until twelve and since then I’ve been reading. 116 more words
Disasters like the one of Germanwings flight 9525 will usually trigger an emphatic and emotive answer from Italy. This time, however, things were different.
The rightist newspaper Il Giornale, belonging to Mr Berlusconi’s family, mocked Germany stating that the country had found in the suicide co-pilot “its own Schettino”. 119 more words
All commercial flights in Canada must have two crew members in the cockpit at all times, Transport Canada announced Thursday afternoon. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said the new policy would be effective immediately for all airlines carrying passengers. 118 more words
British airlines are set to introduce a two-crew flight deck rule in response to the suicide of rogue pilot Andreas Lubitz which claimed the lives of more than 150 people on board Tuesday’s flight. 23 more words
It’s rare for pilots to intentionally crash commercial airliners but Tuesday’s Germanwings jet crash in the French Alps is not the first where suspicion falls on a pilot. 13 more words